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Blackface was never okay

In the wake of three student athletes at San Antonio’s University of the Incarnate Word donning blackface for their Halloween costumes, we are once...

Uncovering Trump’s watergate

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein are perhaps America’s most famous pair of investigative reporters, not only because they were the subject of a 1976...

Terrorism: it can happen to us

We can no longer say "this could never happen to me." In light of a man bulldozing pedestrians with his truck as an act...

Lift the ban on Minister Louis Farrakhan

There is value in having diverse ideas and being open to unconventional rhetoric. However, media should push to reinstate authentic and constructive conversation into...

Automation systems and the dangers they bring

The technological innovations and advancements of the future are regarded with both excitement and fear. Artificial intelligence and automation in both personal and professional...

Marginalized students speak out

The occasional isolation or alienation one can expect to experience in college is something many students become familiar with as freshmen. Departed from families...

A “New Era” for Chinese socialism

On Oct. 24, the Chinese Communist Party closed its 19th Party Congress. This is the biggest political event in China and the foreign press...

Political Correctness: where is the line drawn?

Lately, it appears that a person cannot say or do anything without being seen as politically incorrect, and it is a ridiculous notion. I...

Hollywood vs the middle class

Celebrities today like to think they stand for something and are unique in their own way, but most follow the same routine and are...

The horrors of day to day student suffering

The spookiest part of day to day student life is the normalized hunger and financial suffering students are expected to endure as a part...